If you have an already partitioned hard drive and one of the partitions is running out of space, how to extend it? Here you can merge the partitions with AOMEI Partition Assistant. For example, there are three volumes on the disk: E, C, F, and you want to add F to C drive without reinstalling Windows7 or formatting C. Then how to merge the two partitions into a bigger one without any data loss becomes a very hot topic among the computer users, because any improperly operation during the whole process will cause seriously problems.
The following introduces two different cases, merge two adjacent partitions and merge the unallocated space to one partition with AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional Edition.
Case1: when there is no unallocated space on the hard disk, you need to merge two existing volumes.
Step1: Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant, right-click C: and select "Merge Partitions".
Step2: In the dialog box, click F, then click "OK".
Step3: Click "Apply" on the toolbar to commit the operations.
Case 2: there is an unallocated space on the disk, but not behind C drive.
Step1: Right-click C and select "Merge Partitions".
Step2: In the dialog box, click the unallocated space, then click "OK".
Step3: Click "Apply" on the toolbar to save the changes.
From the aforesaid, we can make a conclusion that AOMEI Partition Assistant can merge the partitions with simple operations. There is no need to format partition or reinstall Windows operating system.
Furthermore, this software brings many other useful features, such as resizing partition to adjust the size of disk space, create new partitions to install large size files, allocate free space from one partition to extend system partition and so on.